Bacteria and their positive influence on the human body

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Probiotics Against Periodontitis Body

For years, probiotics have been used to optimise the microbiome, e.g. in the gut (also referred to as gut flora, or to prevent possible gastro-intestinal diseases. In dentistry, treatment involving probiotics has only recently been considered a significant alternative to conventional therapies, e.g. for gingivitis or gum inflammation, as well as periodontitis or periodontal disease.

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The Role of Oral Bacteria in High Blood Pressure Body

If the balance of oral bacterial diversity (also referred to as mouth flora) changes and specific bacteria gain the upper hand, this may impact on high blood pressure and increase the risk of cardiovascular disease. We described similar findings on this website in the past (cf. In a current study, scientists in the United

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Using Bacteria as Effective Disinfectants Body

Bacteria are not only important for our organism and our health, they can also be used to remove, or at least contain, dangerous pathogens and successfully disinfect surfaces. This is the result of a study conducted at the University of Jena’s Faculty of Medicine and the Charité Berlin. A team of researchers examined the impact

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Antibiotics Increase Risk of Bowel Cancer Body, Glossary

Frequent or sustained administration of antibiotics may damage the gut flora and as a result significantly increase the risk of developing bowel cancer [] (colorectal cancer, CRC). This is the outcome of a study conducted at Umeå University, Sweden, with reports published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, among others. During their research,

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Bacteria as a Vaccine Against Corona Body

Researchers at the University of Würzburg recently presented a novel approach in the search for vaccine against the corona virus SARs-CoV-2, or Covid-19. In two points, this approach differs drastically from the vaccines used in the current inoculation drives, and whose effects and side effects have frequently been debated. The vaccine the Würzburg scientists are

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Covid-19: Risk Factor Periodontitis Body

Several years ago, we already published an article on this website on periodontitis not only compromising your teeth and gums, but also heart and cardiovascular system (see Recently, international research also showed that periodontitis may have a negative influence on and increase the severity of the course of Covid-19 infections. Scientists analyzed the data

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Healthy Bacteria for Mouth, Throat, and Pharynx Body

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By nature, more than 700 different kinds of bacteria, yeasts, and fungi colonize our mouth, throat and pharynx. Most of these are not pathogenic, i.e. not infectious agents. Quite the contrary: Many of these bacteria offer protection from dangerous pathogens such as Streptococcus pyogenes, thought to be the most common cause of throat inflammation (“strep

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